Kamalanagar, January 17, 2023: An official condolence programme was held today for Dg. Mohesh Boran Chakma, MDC, CADC and Dg. Charan Singh Chakma, MDC, CADC at the CADC Secretariat, Kamalanagar. Mortal remains of Dg. Mohesh Boran Chakma and Dg. Charan Singh Chakma were brought at the venue for floral tributes by the councillors, all political parties, NGOs and employees of Chakma Autonomous District Council.
Dg. Pronit Bikash Chakma, Executive Secretary, Chakma Autonomous District Council briefed the programme and shared his prayer and thoughts with the bereaved families.
Dg. Kali Kumar Chakma, Chairman, Chakma Autonomous District Council while grieving thanked all who have rendered their services in the aftermath of the tragic accident that occurred on Monday morning which claimed the lives of the two councillors and helped bringing the bodies of the deceased to Kamalanagar, the headquarters of CADC. He also thanked the Office Bearers of Lunglei District MNF party who waited at Lunglei last night for the escorting team who brought the deceased bodies from Aizawl to Kamalanagar.
Dg. Digambar Chakma, Secretary, CADC Secretariat briefed the life history of Dg. Mohesh Boran Chakma and Dg. Charan Singh Chakma and their services towards CADC. He also mentioned the posts they held in various capacities.
Earlier, Dg. Mohesh Baran Chakma had served as UPST (SSA) under CADC. He was the only child of Dg. Samratsur Chakma, Ex-EM, CADC from 11-Ajasora Constituency. After his father’s death, he joined active politics and was elected as an MDC. He held the posts of Deputy Chairman, CADC; Executive Member, CADC; Adviser to Planning & Development Committee, CADC and Adviser to CEM, CADC during this term. He is survived by wife Dgb Sunita Chakma and 3 daughters – Chitti Parita Chakma (15 years), Chitti Bovita Chakma (13 years) and Chitti Sujugi Chakma (8 years). He was 41 years only.
Dg. Charan Singh Chakma had served as a Cultural Artist under CADC. After the death of his uncle Dg. Pranab Kumar Chakma, Ex-EM, CADC, he was elected during the by-election in 9-Ugudasury South MDC Constituency held on 6th June, 2019.
He held the posts of Deputy Chief Whip of CADC, Executive Member, CADC and Adviser to Planning & Development Committee, CADC during this term. He is survived by his wife Dgb. Kabina Chakma and 3 daughters – Chitti Pattomi Chakma (15 years), Chitti Chorchori Chakma (12 years) and Chitti Rashiami Chakma (4 years). He was 38 years only.
Floral tributes were paid to the deceased councillors on behalf of Dg. D. Lalzirliana, Minister, District Council & Minority Affairs Department, etc., Government of Mizoram and Dr. Lalrozama, Secretary, District Council & Minority Affairs Department, Government of Mizoram by Dg. Sadanand Chakma, DTO, CADC & OSD to Lawngtlai Deputy Commissioner & Caretaker, 10th CADC followed by all the Departments under CADC, all NGOs, all political parties, various schools within Kamalanagar and others.
Hon’ble Governor of Mizoram Dr. Hari Babu Kambhampati sent condolence messages to the wives of Dg. Mohesh Boran Chakma and Dg. Charan Singh Chakma. The Governor is deeply pained and shocked to learn about the untimely demise of their husbands. He further conveyed his heartfelt condolence on this unfortunate occasion and prayed that the Almighty give strength to them and their families in this hour of grief.
Dg. R. Lalzirliana, Hon’ble Minister, i/c District Council & Minority Affairs Department, etc., Government of Mizoram also sent a condolence message. Addressing the family and friends of Dg. Mohesh Boran Chakma and Dg. Charan Singh Chakma, he condoled the untimely death of Shri Mohesh Baran Chakma, MDC of 11-Ajasora MDC Constituency and Shri Charan Singh Chakma, MDC of 9-Ugudasury ‘S’ MDC Constituency of Chakma Autonomous District Council. He further added that he is proud to have worked with them during their brief tenure as MDC of the Chakma Autonomous District Council.
Dg. V. Zirsanga, Hon’ble CEM, LADC also sent a condolence message. He along with his colleagues condoled the passing away of Dg. Mohesh Boran Chakma and Dg. Charan Singh Chakma. He further added that during this time of grief and sorrows, their thoughts, prayers and sympathies go out to the bereaved families and the Chakma people. He also further added “CADC has lost two true and brilliant leaders. And may all have the strength to bear this irredeemable lost”
Dg. Amol Srivastava, IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Lawngtlai & Caretaker of 10th CADC sent a condolence message. The DC & Caretaker, CADC along with the officers & staff of CADC condoled the untimely death of Shri Mohesh Baran Chakma, MDC of 11-Ajasora MDC Constituency and Shri Charan Singh Chakma, MDC of 9-Ugudasury ‘S’ MDC Constituency of Chakma Autonomous District Council and Bana Chandra Tongchangya of Boroituli Village in a tragic car accident today at 4:30 am near Aizawl, the Capital City. The DC further added that “The untimely demise of the two councillors is an irreparable loss to the Chakma Autonomous District Council and the entire community.” He sent his sincere condolences to the families of the bereaved and prayers for the early recovery of the persons injured.
Dg. Buddha Lila Chakma, MDC recalled the deceased councillors and express his sympathy and grief with the bereaved families.
Dg. Durjya Dhan Chakma, MDC on behalf of all the MDCs, CADC while grieving mentioned about their kindness and friendliness with all sections of the society. He mentioned that due to passing away of the deceased colleagues, it is a great loss for all. He also mentioned about their unique story and sojourn in this life.
Dg. Nihar Kanti Chakma, MLA shared his grief and sadness with the bereaved families. He mentioned that such incident has happened for the first time which claimed the lives of two councillors and believe that they had otherwise a bright future.
All the political parties, NGOs and family members have also shared their grief and thoughts with the bereaved families and friends.
A photo session was arranged with families of the deceased, with all councillors, with all political parties, with all NGOs and with all employees of CADC which concluded the programme.
The mortal remains of the two councillors were then taken around Kamalanagar Town for the people to pay their respects. Then they were taken to the CDMNF Headquarters for a brief tribute before finally being taken for cremation.